NOTE: Yes, the Waiting to Exhale soundtrack made the list … a lot.
If you had a black mom in the in the 90s you already have most of these songs memorized. You had no choice in the matter, they were pounded into your brain and soul courtesy of plastic CD organizers or, if she was fancy, a grocery bag-mangled cd changer in the trunk.
Have Your Voice Heard: Become an Odyssey Creator
Well, it’s the future now so it’s time mom had her own go-to Spotify playlist. If Luther and the "Bodyguard" soundtrack don’t take her back then nothing will.
Faded Pictures - Case & Joe
No Diggity - Blackstreet
Back at One - Brian McKnight
Exhale - Shoop Shoop - Whitney Houston
Not Gon’ Cry - Mary J. Blige
Lifetime - Maxwell
Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
The Sweetest Taboo - Sade
Real Love - Mary J. Blige
Always and Forever - Luther Vandross
Poison - Bell Biv Devoe
Casanova - Levert
I Wish - Carl Thomas
Remember the Time - Michael Jackson
I’ll Make Love to You - Boyz II Men
It Never Rains (In Southern California) - Tony! Toni! Tone!
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
It Hurts Like Hell - Aretha Franklin
Sitting’ Up In My Room - Brandy
This Is How It Works - TLC
Wey U - Chante Moore
Love Will Be Waiting At Home - For Real
Don’t Leave Me - Backstreet